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25 October 2014 Last updated at 18:12 ET

Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000Burial in Monrovia, Liberia, 24 Oct

The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.


A brain tumourCancer-killing cells made in the lab

Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

Transmedic machineFirst transplant of 'dead' heart

Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

Special Reports

Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia August 17, 2014.Ebola crisis

Latest news, features and maps as West Africa battles world's worst outbreak of killer disease

Our Experts

Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

To walk again - the people behind the story

Panorama spent a year following a remarkable cell transplant research project that has enabled a paralysed man to walk again using a frame.

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Scrubbing Up

  • Staff treating Ebola patients at a hospital in LiberiaFear factor

    Why does Ebola cause more concern than other diseases?


Health Check

  • IV dripsVentilator laws

    The wards full of patients suspended between life and death


Features & Analysis

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  • HainanGlorious snaps

    BBC Travel goes around the world in search of the week's best images

Programmes

  • Health Check Listen

    Can a vaccine for Ebola be developed successfully and what are the alternative therapies?

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